gapeworm

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gape·worm

 (gāp′wûrm′, găp′-)
n.
A nematode worm (Syngamus trachea) that infects the trachea of certain birds and causes gapes.

gapeworm

(ˈɡeɪpˌwɜːm)
n
(Animals) a parasitic nematode worm, Syngamus trachea, that lives in the trachea of birds and causes gapes in domestic fowl: family Syngamidae

gape•worm

(ˈgeɪpˌwɜrm, ˈgæp-)

n.
a nematode, Syngamus trachea, that causes gapes.
[1870–75]
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Although the history (outdoor bird) and clinical signs (dyspnea and head shaking) were consistent with Syngamus trachea infection, clinical signs did not improve after empirical treatment, despite a subsequent negative fecal flotation.
The helmenthes have been identified in this study including Raillietina achinobothridia, Syngamus trachea, Capillaria colombae and Ascaridia colombae.
En relacion con los endoparasitos, los helmintos de mayor presentacion se encuentrann en Ascaridia galli, Heterakis gallinarum y Syngamus trachea (Mushi et al.